WHAT WE DO

STRATEGY,   OPERATING MODELS AND TALENT

Assess overall IT effectiveness, objectives, capabilities and impact and develop an outcome-based strategy that is aligned with the enterprise’s overall strategy and expectations.

Capabilities:

Identify business goals and objectives and develop a 3-5 year business-aligned IT Strategy. Document current-state IT capabilities, identify gaps, agree on priorities with key stakeholders and create an IT investment plan and execution roadmap.

Review IT/Business Engagement & Governance model to determine effectiveness and assess overall IT client sentiment.  

Recommend structure, process, metrics and organizational alignment and framework for IT demand/supply management.  Develop an IT communications and marketing plan.

Assess organization, operating model and workforce, complete benchmarks and recommend target state.

Review organizational skills, roles and competencies and create a workforce plan to improve operational efficiencies and enable innovation.

Provide access to an experienced talent pool for interim or full-time staffing; including CIO and PMO for hire.

OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE

Assess the organization’s current operating costs, capital, and cash expenditures; compare to industry benchmarks and leading practices to identify TCO reduction opportunities. 

Capabilities:

Identify IT cost drivers and map to key expense categories and IT service categories.

Establish IT as a "service provider" and a “pay as you go” consumption model.

Create an IT Services costing framework and introduce IT financial transparency and IT invoice.

Review workforce productivity, labor utilization and develop a sourcing strategy.

Analyze vendor contracts and create a supplier management strategy, identifying savings opportunities.

Develop a prioritized plan based on benefit, risk, and effort.

 
 
 
 

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Provide expert guidance to enable enterprise-wide digital transformation through major business-system IT programs.

Capabilities:

Complete current state IT architecture and map to core “end to end” process areas and identify major pain points.

Collaborate with key stakeholders to break down business and technology silos and develop a vision for digital transformation including providing superior customer experiences.

Create an application and technology roadmap to address key priorities and process areas for technology enablement.

Significant expertise in ERP strategy, including business-value case development, vendor assessment, selection, negotiation, program governance, project management and change management.

Other areas of differentiation include CRM, CPQ, Analytics, Content Management, Collaboration etc.

CLOUD SERVICES

Rationalize and modernize IT legacy landscapes and identify opportunities to shift work-loads to the cloud. 

Capabilities:

Document enterprise IT architecture and create a cloud strategy clearly outlining the benefits.

Complete an “inventory” and scoring of applications and infrastructure to create a rationalization, consolidation, simplification and cloud migration plan.

Analyze IT workloads and align with business importance to determine required performance and SLAs.

Complete an application rationalization and infrastructure simplification assessment.

Identify those applications and services that are a “good fit” for cloud solutions and provide oversight for the cloud vendor assessment and selection process.

Determine implications on the IT organization and operating model and budget process.

Create a cloud implementation roadmap and quantify financial benefits and cost projections.

 

COMPLIANCE AND CYBER RISK

Assess an organization’s compliance and cyber-risk posture through an information-based risk model and provide a “board level” assessment and action plan.  Help organizations proactively navigate and build repeatable blueprints to meet changing & complex compliance requirements.

Capabilities:

Review and assess the effectiveness of an organization’s compliance and cyber risk programs, including governance, policies, data classification, organizational alignment, communication, systems and tools.

Leverage leading security frameworks, industry standards and prior experience to assess an organization’s cyber risk posture.

Perform a cyber security gap analysis for an organization’s critical information including information security related controls and safeguards.

Conduct US Federal Government compliance assessments, identify gaps, draft recommendations and create remediation plans.

Define ”to be” governance framework and operating model to actively manage all compliance obligations.

Document findings and recommendations and create a “board level” action plan.

 

INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

From analytics to big data to the Internet-of-Things, we help organizations understand and unlock the power of their information and data using a process-based approach to assess their current data landscape.

Capabilities:

Conduct a data-governance assessment, spanning operating models, policies, and processes.

Complete a data-landscape and information flow analysis to identify critical data producers and consumers. 

Develop an information management and big data strategy aligned with organizational objectives.

Review data governance approach and recommend a “to-be” Enterprise Data Governance model based on a client’s requirements and industry-leading practices.

Collaborate with key stakeholders to develop value-based “big data” use cases and develop prototypes.

Assess current technology and tools for MDM, reporting, analytics and big data.

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